Independent Non-Executive Director appointed to Dana Board

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Dana Petroleum has appointed David Fitzsimmons as the company’s first Independent Non-Executive Director since delisting from the stock exchange in 2010.

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David brings a wealth of experience to the Board having spent nearly three decades in a number of leadership roles with BP, including Head of Oil Trading, President and Head of E&P for BP Asia, Commercial Director for BP’s Gas, Power and Renewables business and Director of Planning for the BP Group.

After leaving BP David was Chief Executive at Novera Energy until 2009, a leading AIM listed UK renewable energy company.

David is non-executive director of Photonomi Group, which provides heating products using nanotechnology, and on the advisory boards of Nur Energie, a UK developer of large-scale solar power projects in the Sahara and Braemar Energy, a US based Venture Capital Fund specialising in energy technologies. 

He is also a Governor of Skinners Kent Academy and has studied at Cambridge University in the UK and Stanford in the USA.

Dana Chairman, Chang Seok Jeong said: "I am delighted to welcome David Fitzsimmons to the Dana Board. He brings a wealth of experience in the oil and gas industry, and of serving as a non-executive director on the Board of a number of companies across various sectors. I am confident his contribution will support Dana’s future success."

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For further information contact:

Andrew McCallum
Director of Group Communications and External Affairs 
+ 44 (0)1224 616100 

Gordon Welsh
Group Corporate Communications Manager
+ 44 (0)1224 616100

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